Community Events

Are you a District 6 community based organization/association hosting a community day, youth conference, seminar or fundraiser?
Promote it here on the District 6 Community Events page!

Submit your event flyers/graphics and verbiage via email to no less than thirty (30) days from the commencement of your event.

PLEASE NOTE:  All events are subject to approval prior to promotion on the District 6 Community Events page.

The District Heights Family & Youth Services Bureau (YSB) presents "My Sole Knows 5k Run/Walk/Virtual" Event (September 17, 2017)

Join the District Heights Family & Youth Services Bureau for the 2017 "My Sole Knows 5k Run/Walk/Virtual" Event on Saturday, September 17, 2017, beginning at 8:00am!
My Sole Knows 5k Run/Walk/Virtual Event
Saturday, September 17, 2017 
Registration: 8:00am
5K: 9:00am
District Heights Family & Youth Services Bureau
2000 Marbury Drive
District Heights, Maryland 20747

Come out and join YSB for its inaugural kick-off event and fundraiser to support the outreach of the District Heights Youth Development Foundation and the District Heights Family & Youth Services Bureau.  This will be a USATF Certified Course (course # MD17021NP). 

The District Heights Youth Development Foundation’s mission is to provide an organization that perpetuates, improves and preserves the delivery of positive youth development services for youth residents of the City of District Heights and surrounding areas thereby, providing a continuum of services for children, youth and families beyond therapeutic services at the bureau. Join us in helping our youth to thrive through continuous positive engagement!

Register to participate in person or virtually!  To register, please visit the official race page:

The District Heights FYSB is in search of volunteers for this inaugural event.  If interested, please make plans to attend the official volunteer meeting on Friday, September 15 at 6:00pm. 

For questions, comments or concerns, please call 301-336-7600.


Join the Prince George's County Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for its 9th Annual Conference ("The Impact of Mental Health in African Americans Living with HIV/AIDS in Prince George's County") | September 30, 2017


Join the Prince George's County of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for "The Impact of Mental Health in African American Living with HIV/AIDS in Prince George's County", on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Saturday, September 30, 2017
8:30am - 4:30pm

Gethsemane United Methodist Church (Ronald Triplett, Pastor)
910 Addison Road South
Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743

Join special guest Dr. John Hogan from the Unity Medical Center in Washington and keynote speaker Andrew F. Angelino, MD, DFAPA, FAPM (Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Chair of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Howard County General Hospital, and serves as the Assistant Director of AIDS Psychiatry for Johns Hopkins Hospital) for this important discussion.

Other event features include FREE HIV screenings provided by the Prince George's County Health Department and Heart to Hand, Inc., giveaways, light breakfast and refreshments for attendees.

RSVP by September 18, 2017 by calling (301)336-1219.


The Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc. (FAME) invites middle and high school students who live and/or attend school in Prince George’s County Maryland to apply to its FAME Jazz Band Program (FJBP). Home schooled students are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must be committed to playing their musical instrument and performing jazz music. FJBP members receive year-round high caliber music instruction, academic and college prep instruction. They perform on major stages and participate in FAME’s signature music technology and enrichment programs at the University of Maryland College Park and other area venues. FAME’s overall goal is to bring a diverse group of talented students together to learn, practice and perform in a dynamic jazz band. This program is provided at no cost to participants.

The Artistic Director is international pianist, songwriter and composer Nat Adderley, Jr.; best known for his work as music director for music icon Luther Vandross. The Assistant Artistic Director is the esteemed educator and musician, Dr. Clarence Knight.  FAME is a tax-exempt nonprofit founded in 2004 to positively impact the lives of youth through access to quality music, education, programs, and experiences. Visit for additional information.

Applications must be submitted using the online form at

• August 30: Application opens
• October 2: Application deadline (at 11:59 PM online or Postmarked)
• October 2: Teacher Recommendation deadline
• October 5: Applicants are notified of audition time
• October 7: Auditions

The FAME Jazz Band Program is accepting applications for all standard jazz band instruments.  

Application Fee
There is a $50 application fee due along with your application. The fee is non-refundable.  Payment may be made via major credit card, PayPal or check. See application for details.

Mail: FAME, ATTN: FAME Jazz Band Auditions, P.O. Box 2228, Bowie, MD

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